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study of life test

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Biology
the study of life
List what biologist do
study the diversity of life, research diseases, develop technologies, improve agriculture, preserve the environment
the levels of organization in the body from smallest to largest are
cells, tissues, organ, organ system
Growth
the addition of mass to an organism and the formation of new cells
Development
the process o natural change that takes place during the life of an organism
Reproduction
the production of offspring
Stimulus
anything in the external and internal environment that causes some sort of reaction
Response
the reaction to a stimulus
Living things get there energy form
food
Homeostasis
regulation of an organism's internal conditions to maintain life
Adaptation
any inherited characteristic that results from changes to a species over time
Science
body of knowledge based on the study of nature
Theory
explanation of a natural phenomenon supported by many observations and experiments over time
List the parts of the scientific method
form a hypothesis,collect data, ask a question, report conclusions, analyze data
Hypothesis
testable explanation of a situation
Serendipity
the occurrence of accidental or unexpected but fortunate results
Quantitative
data collected in numbers
Qualitative
data that are descriptions of what our senses detect
MSDS stands for
material safety data sheet
In an experiment tom figures out that a plant uses the leaves to absorb sunlight and carbon dioxide which help the plant gain it's energy- characteristic of life?
living things need energy
Variable in cats meow lab
kind of milk
piece of lab equipment to measure the milk in a glass
graduated cylinder
piece of lab equipment to measure mass
triple beam balance